Contamination by pathogens and other harmful microbes is a critical problem facing many industries including food packaging, pharmaceutical, textiles, and water supply. The detection and identification of these pathogens is critical to human safety as well as the integrity of our public supply systems. Chem-Bac Laboratories can perform presence/absence testing and enumeration, if necessary, on many types of matrices.
Specified microorganisms include, but are not limited to:
USP <61> Microbiological Examination of Nonsterile Products: Microbial Enumeration Tests
USP <62> Microbiological Examination of Nonsterile Products: Tests for Specified Microorganisms
U.S. Food and Drug Administration – Bacteriological Analytical Manual (BAM)
Chapter 4 – Escherichia coli
Chapter 5 – Salmonella
Chapter 8 – Yersinia
Chapter 10 – Listeria monocytogenes
Chapter 12 – Staphylococcus aureus
Chapter 16/17 – Clostridium
Chapter 18 – Yeasts, Molds, and Mycotoxins
Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater
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Chem-Bac is a full service testing laboratory that has been in business for over 50 years. Our Equipment, Testing Capabilities and Applications include: AOAC, AATCC, EPA, USP/NF, ASTM, ACS, and NIOSH Methods. Chem-Bac is one of the most versatile and comprehensive testing laboratories in the southeast.